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The Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association (PFMA), Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6NH

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All about Pet Food

The PFMA is the leading trade body for the UK pet food industry and our 81 members account for over 90% of the market.

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At the PFMA we focus on providing pet owners and professionals with information on wet, dry and raw prepared pet food and good nutrition.  Whether you are a pet owner or work with pets, we have toolkits to make it easy to implement healthy feeding regimes. Most of our articles are split by pet type but we also have a section dedicated to more technical subjects so click on the relevant box below.

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Ensuring safe, nutritious pet foods during Covid-19

PFMA and our members are working across the pet food supply chain to ensure everybody continues to have access to safe and quality pet foods that meet the nutritional needs of our nation's pets during the Coronavirus pandemic.

For the latest updates and guidance, please visit our Newsroom: Latest News

The PFMA team are supporting members with the current Coronavirus challenge. Please visit our Member Corona Advice Hub.

How Pet Food is Made

We hope this film explains everything about how cat and dog food is made but if you have any additional queries please do contact info@pfma.org.uk. Click here to find out more

Effects of UK Lockdown Period on Wild Bird Food Market

Effects of UK Lockdown Period on Wild Bird Food Market

Engaging with garden birds is a rewarding and enjoyable activity. Let's take a look at bird food sales and market trends before and during the lockdown period.


The importance of re-opening  garden centres and doing it safely

The importance of re-opening garden centres and doing it safely

Reopening garden centres, while prioritising safety of staff and customers, could improve the availability and supply of bird food products, contributing to the welfare and conservation of wild birds.


PFMA provides guidance on raw feeding in light of study from Porto University

PFMA provides guidance on raw feeding in light of study from Porto University

Whilst the products tested were selected from the Portuguese market, as this was covered in the UK press, PFMA would like to provide reassurance and guidance to UK pet owners.


COVID-19 pandemic remains a human to human transmission and more research is needed to understand its origin

COVID-19 pandemic remains a human to human transmission and more research is needed to understand its origin

Following a recent genomics study of the new Coronavirus, and a hypothesis around the role of stray dogs in initiating it, PFMA takes a look at the latest science.


PFMA position on possible cases of COVID-19 in animals

PFMA position on possible cases of COVID-19 in animals

Recent news reports may have left owners feeling concerned about the impact of Covid-19 on their pets. PFMA throws light on the latest science to reassure pet owners.


Pet Gazette - June 2019 - FEDIAF defines focus for future

As the voice of the European pet food industry, FEDIAF is busy working with authorities, regulators and academics on a regular basis to support industry's efforts to provide safe and nutritious pet foods to the 80 million European pet owning households.  

PBW News - May 2019 - What owners need to know about rabbits

PFMA's top tips for rabbit owners - timed to celebrate Rabbit Awareness Week and the inclusion of a PFMA A3 poster in the magazine.

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